Bluebells and gardens near Exeter

Spotting a carpet of bluebells in a woodland is a highlight of any springtime walk in the countryside. Discover the top spots where you can see carpets of bluebells or enjoy a National Trust garden near you.

bluebells on killerton estate in ashclyst forest near exeter devon

Four stunning bluebell woods at Killerton

With acres of woodland, the Killerton estate is a great place to see bluebells bring the woods to life. Here are 4 of the best spots.

Bluebells covering the woodland floor at Buzzards

Spring beauty away from the crowds 

Why not step into a tranquil spring woodland walk all to yourself at Buzzards this season. Buzzards is a lesser known spot, but not for lack of beautiful things to spot, adorned with a carpet of bluebells in the Spring months. Why not find out more about this secret spot?

knightshayes garden terrace in flower

Immerse yourself in a garden of colour 

One of the best times to visit us has finally arrived. From the carpet of wildflowers in the parkland, to the stunning flowers erupting in the woodland garden and the sprouting delicacies in the kitchen garden, there's heaps to see.

A la Ronde daffodils

Snowdrops and daffodils

As we move from winter to spring, fancy a walk around the grounds? With fantastic views over the Exe estuary along with our thousands of new flowering bulbs and plants for this season and for years to come. Delight in the variety of daffodils and snowdrops across the estate.

Bluebells on the slopes above the river

Bluebells at the gorge

Steep wooded slopes provide a perfect home for Bluebells to flourish and grow undisturbed.

Spring colours along a path

The garden at Castle Drogo

Enter the castle's gardens and feel as if you've been transported to a fascinating and beautiful new world.